A member asked:

What are the tests for moles?

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Biopsy: A mole can be removed and sent for pathology to determine what kind of mole it is.

Answered 11/14/2018


Dr. Kirk Churukian answered

Specializes in Surgery - Plastics

Biopsy!: The only way to know for certain whether a mole is malignant is a tissue specimen sent to the pathologist for microscopic evaluation. This is the definitive answer for any concern regarding a pigmented or non-pigmented lesion that may be regarded as a "mole".

Answered 6/11/2016



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